Skills Needed to be a Geographer

  • Ability to analyze data from maps, tables, graphs, texts, and field work.
  • Capacity to assess locational information in order to detect and explain spatial patterns and processes.
  • Potential to integrate concepts from both natural and social sciences.
  • Aptitude for critical analysis and understanding of current issues of local, regional, and international importance.
  • Facility to communicate geographic knowledge effectively both orally and in writing to the public and to other professionals.
nsu geography student

nsu geography student created map of oklahoma family comparisons

Student Created Map of Oklahoma Families By County

nsu geography student created map of arkansas stream quality

Student Created Map of Arkansas Stream Quality - Ozark Hellbender Release

nsu geography student created map of mountain lion habitats

Student Created Map of Suitable Mountain Lion Habitats